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Clicking on my Firefox icon does not work - why not?

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It has been working OK but not now. IE is still working OK - so not a problem with my pc? Have got Windows XP - which is meant to be reliable ? Can use IE instead - but it does not seem as useful of MF.

PS. MF has not crashed - it is just that I can no longer get to it. Clicking on the icon shows the egg times but then nothing happens.

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hello, can you get firefox to launch in safe mode by holding the shift-key while firefox is launching & do a reset of the browser?

Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems

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hello, can you get firefox to launch in safe mode by holding the shift-key while firefox is launching & do a reset of the browser?

Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems

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Don't know why MF went wrong. Can remember something similar before when service provider BT shared my screen and solved it. Clicking on the shift key was even easier. Thank you.